Daniel is an international award-winning guitarist, educator and composer, who has both BA and MA degrees in music to his name. He has 9 years private and classroom Guitar and Music teaching experience in both his native USA and the UK, including at The University Of Arizona and Pima Community College. He joined us at Bruce Music when he relocated to London in 2014. Daniel is a highly sought-after teacher due to his professional, personable style and his recognition in the world of Classical Guitar.
As an active performer and session musician, Daniel has been the guitarist in Green Day’s acclaimed broadway musical “American Idiot” and the world famous Flashdance The Musical. He’s also a former winner of both The William Wolfe Guitar Competition and the Leonard & David Shaeffer Memorial Guitar Competition. He’s currently playing Guitar in emerging band HAELOS.
In 2017, Daniel is expanding his student base, touring the USA and Canada with HAELOS and developing his growing reputation as a Classical Guitar performer. Watch Daniel’s Award-Winning Guitar Performance.
Nina is a dedicated guitar teacher and experienced touring musician who is a graduate of Brighton’s Institute of Modern Music. She is currently the lead guitarist for iconic 60’s/70’s rockstar Arthur Brown, who had a UK no.1 single with “Fire”. She has performed on UK and european tours and at festivals including the world famous Glastonbury festival with Arthur Brown’s act “The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown”
Nina’s teaching method draws on her experience at the very forefront of the UK Music Industry. She teaches with a practical, modern approach and her kind, friendly nature makes her a very popular guitar teacher. Her students always see quick results.
Summer 2017 will see Nina playing the major venues and festivals on the UK and Europe circuits and regularly sessioning around London as her strong reputation develops. Watch Nina’s Glastonbury Guitar Solo with Arthur Brown.
James is a dedicated Guitar teacher and session musician with Distinctions in Guitar Performance at HND and Grade 8 level, before his Degree level study. He has been a performer for many years and has played at some of London’s most prestigious venues, including the famous Somerset House. He’s a virtuoso guitarist in a wide range of styles, with a wealth of experience teaching students of all ages and ability levels.
James’ approach to lessons is impeccable. He provides a thorough Musical grounding, with fun engaging application. He delivers very well-prepared lesson materials, and the insight and understanding of a busy working professional musician. James is also a fantastic vocalist, having recorded Television advert vocal arrangements and been hired for backing vocal sessions.
In 2017, James is busy with teaching, sessions, gigs and studio work. Watch James’ Performance Video now.
Jon has a First Class Honours degree from The BIMM Institute and a Postgraduate Certificate in Music Education. Having completed his MA in Music he is now beginning a PHD. Jon is experienced as both a private guitar teacher and a classroom Music teacher. His thorough education, vast teaching experience and great attitude make him among the most popular guitar teachers in London.
Jon has performed with members of the seminal Ska group The Specials for The Teenage Cancer Trust and at a number of major venues and events in London, including The Olympic Park and The Tate Modern.
In 2017, Jon is busy every week with an ever-growing student base, due to his excellent reputation. He’s also active across London as performer and accompanist alike, alongside beginning his Doctorate. Take a moment to watch Jon’s Acoustic Guitar Performance Video
Daniel is a hugely experienced guitarist and a BMus Honours Graduate of London’s primary Degree-level Guitar school, The ICMP. He’s been active in the music industry for over 10 years and alongside his teaching he regularly performs with the Rock band Kody and some busy function bands
As a Guitar teacher, he’s in very high demand due to his personable approach and excellent communication skills. His students note his clearly evident dedication to music and commitment to helping them improve. Daniel always places great emphasis on what the student wants to learn, and his known for his creative ways of helping them achieve their goals.
2017 sees Daniel teaching an expanding student base, writing material for his forthcoming solo album and playing live sessions for a variety of popular London acts.
Isabel is an award-winning Portuguese Guitarist who relocated to London to complete her studies at the renowned BIMM Institute.
She is an experienced Guitar teacher who has taught students of all ages and ability levels. She is brilliant with adults and young children alike and has also has trained and worked in the SEN (Special Educational Needs) educational sector.
Isabel has been a finalist in the Shure’s Best Unsigned European Guitarist competition, winning 3rd place when she was aged just 16. As a result she played on live Television multiple times. She’s an experienced session Guitarist and live performer who has played at major Music Festivals across Europe.
In 2017, Isabel is refining her Guitar teaching practice, completing her studies and developing her performance reputation in the UK. She’ll be touring the world with Glastonbury festival’s emerging talent competition winner Declan McKenna
Vic is an experienced, dedicated Guitar teacher and session musician. He is a Music graduate who has performed live at the Royal Albert Hall , and toured the world, playing for UK artist MNEK, the Grammy-nominated A*M*E and with the BBC Symphony Orchestra . This has meant performances live on ITV1, BBC3 and BBC Radio 1.
Vic covers South and Central London and is hugely popular with his students due to his smiling, friendly attitude, his thorough approach and his industry-respected performance credentials.
As a performer, Summer 2017 sees Vic playing at the major festivals in UK and Europe and growing his South London student base. Take a moment to watch Vic Live At The Royal Albert Hall
Alex is a Guitar teacher and songwriter with 10 years of professional experience. His students taking grade exams have a 100% pass rate with distinction or merit. He is a graduate of London’s Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, who has performed at many iconic London venues and UK music festivals. Alex has also performed on Support tours for many of the UK’s biggest bands and recorded at the famous London Roundhouse
The founder of Bruce Music, Alex is dedicated to providing you the best possible service, with emphasis on the highest quality London Guitar Teachers, a personal service and friendly, helpful communication at all times.
In 2017 Alex is busy teaching in North, North West and Central London and writing music both with his band and to commissioned brief.
Daniel is a Guitar teacher, session musician and performing artist with ten years experience. He has developed an innovative teaching practice, drawing on his wide range of experiences in the industry.
He has recorded as a session guitarist at London’s iconic Abbey Road studios and has played live with acts such as Jake Bugg, These New Puritans and Natalie Duncan.
He’s also a proficient multi-instrumentalist, with experience as both teacher on performer on Bass Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Harmonica and as a Vocalist.
In 2017, Daniel is filling up his schedule with students across London and working hard on the circuit as a Singer-Songwriter.
Jack has an honours degree in Music and is now an experienced and popular Guitar teacher in London. He is also an in-demand Acoustic accompanist, with perfect playing technique. He has toured the UK with various bands and supported huge acts such as the world famous Blondie.
Jack’s fantastic attitude is always noted and his students are always quick learners.
2017 sees Jack busy teaching across London and performing up and down the country for function and original bands such as Alejandro Toledo and The Magic tombolinos .
Ryan is a London-born Guitarist and Music Producer with 15 years experience. He is a graduate of The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance and is an in-demand Guitar Teacher, Songwriter, Session Musician and Producer. He also works in management alongside the resident producers at 141a Management and a regular performer in London
Ryan is a committed, innovative teacher, with notable dedication and flexibility. He gets on well with all students and parents and brings the best out of budding young guitarists.
2017 sees Ryan’s function band in high demand due to their standard and reputation. He’s also busy as an accompanist, very popular with London’s young vocal talent.
Pedro is an experienced, versatile guitarist who specialises particularly in Flamenco, Metal and Rock. He studied at The Luthier Guitar School in Barcelona and now teaches all over London. As a performer, he has had UK Chart singles and played the main stage at Download Festival with his band BREED77.
His students always note his obvious dedication and his ability to make seemingly complex styles accessible to beginners.
In 2016. Pedro toured the UK in support of the anniversary of his band’s biggest hit album, “Cultura”.
2017 sees Pedro expanding his student roster and continuing to write and perform creative Metal and Flamenco Guitar music.
Luke is a highly accomplished teacher, performer and session guitarist with 15 years of playing experience. He studied at London’s The Institute, where he was awarded the accolade of ‘Best Guitarist’ and earned a HND with distinction, before progressing to the BMus Degree programme.
Luke is a dedicated teacher whose enthusiastic approach motivates his students to success. His thorough knowledge and clear teaching style ensures the development of all his students.
2017 sees Luke busy with teaching and recording as well as performing regularly in various successful function bands. He is also increasingly in-demand as both accompanist and musical theatre musician alike.
Neli is an international Guitarist based in London. Originally from Bulgaria, where she completed her Musical and academic education with Distinctions at every level, she moved to London to take her Guitar studies to Diploma and Degree level. She will complete her BMus Guitar Performance Degree in Summer 2016. at Kilburn’s The Institute.
Neli is a notable multi-instrumentalist, having also studied Piano, Vocals and Bass. In addition, a multi-linguist, with fantastic communication and organisation skills. She is an asset to our team in this way. Every student she’s taught with Bruce Music has become a long-term student, who noticeably progresses quickly, and is fully satisfied with their Guitar lessons and Neli’s teaching methods.
Her Songwriting, Session Guitar and Performance experiences have seen her playing all over Europe in all Musical styles, from Rock, to Punk, Metal, Classical, Pop, World and Soul. This has seen her take the stage at venues such as The O2 Islington and Kings Cross’ legendary “The Water Rats”.
A true musician and Music lover, Neli’s spare time is taken up with band management and Record Label project management.
In 2017, Neli is completing her degree studies, adding to her intake of students and working hard managing new acts.